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Sinus Toothache Pain Relief
In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more
I had a very painful toothache ended up trying children'sLiquid Tylenol (acetaminophen)... fast pain relief, just realized I took the 4oz in 24hr..am i in danger?
Good OTC meds or home remedies to help toothache? Other dentist Rxed clindamycin until I can see reg dentist for root canal Mon, but need pain relief.
I am taking bupropion, meloxicam, baclofen, and lisinopril. I have a toothache and given tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 and get no pain relief. any suggestions?
See your dentist: Crocin is acetaminophen and caffeine. Taken by mouth it may offer some relief but a tooth ache will not go away with pain medication or on its own. You need to see a dentist for an exam and diagnosis of what is causing your pain. A tooth typically won't hurt unless the nerve has become involved. It will only get worse. See your dentist asap. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Is sinus pressure a symptom of TMJ disorder? Best ways to relieve TMJD symptoms? Which OTC pain relief medicine is safest/most effective for TMJD?
Not usually...: Sinus pressure is usually not a symptom of TMJ disorder. Remember that there are lots of other things that can cause pain attributed to TMD, so having a full evaluation by your doctor is important. If indeed the diagnosis is TMD, then a trial of an OTC NSAID (Ibuprofen, Aleve) is common. Other meds, more education and a change in habit/behaviors that make it worse can be discussed with your doc ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sudafed: Assuming you are not on blood pressure medicine, sudafed will often provide sinus relief without affecting any teeth directly. If this resolves the issue, it may be sinus in origin. Most pain meds and antibiotics will work on symptoms of dental and sinus etiology providing relief without determining the origin of the problem. Best to see a dentist with that information to determine appropriate tx. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes and no: Toothaches of sinus origin can be tapping tender and cold sensitive. Often times on multiple teeth in the affected area (upper back teeth). Don't forget, however, that an equal possibility is a tooth-centered problem that has nothing to do with the sinus. A skilled general dentist or endodontist can be helpful in determining your case. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A recent study showed that in a hospitalized group of patients it was not the actual degree of pain relief that determined patient satisfaction. It was the perceived concern on the part of the heath care providers and their attempts to alleviate the degree of pain that mattered. Even ...Read more